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The Air Miles Reward Program is a loyalty program or frequent flyer program in Canada, the UK, Spain (under the brand Travel Club), the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar through which points are earned on money spent at participating merchants. Air Miles Reward Programs in each country are independently run. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Shortcut: WP:WIN Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia and, as a means to that end, also an online community. ... Shortcut: WP:CSD Current list: Category:Candidates for speedy deletion There are a few, limited, cases where admins can delete Wikipedia pages on sight. Non-admins can ask for an admin to delete such a page, either by listing it on speedy deletions, or by adding either a {{delete}} or... Air Miles is an airline based in Athens, Greece. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ...

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AIRMILES UK

In 2007, there are over 8 million customers in the UK collecting Airmiles[citation needed]. In the UK, Airmiles can be collected through Lloyds TSB AIRMILES Duo credit cards, Shell petrol stations, Tesco supermarkets, Scottish and Southern Electric, travel products and package holidays bought in cash from AIRMILES and through a variety of other partners.


Airmiles are no longer collectible on NatWest credit cards. Air Miles and NatWest have chosen to terminate the joint venture; The Air Miles Credit Card. Airmiles are now issued on Lloyds TSB Air Miles Duo cards.


The Air Miles UK website[1] also provides an online shopping portal to a number of UK retailer partners including eBay.co.uk and Currys. Registered collectors can access retailers' websites via Air Miles Online Shopping and can collect points on purchases. This article is about the online auction center. ...


Airmiles can be redeemed for flights, Eurostar and ferry crossings, cruises, hotel accommodation, car hire, travel insurance, package holidays, spa & golf breaks and UK leisure activities. This article is about high-speed trains between London and Brussels / Paris. ...


While Air Miles is a subsidiary of British Airways, the airline runs a separate scheme for its frequent flyers called 'BA Miles'. For the 1930s airline of similar name, see British Airways Ltd. ...


Air Miles History

Air Miles was created during the mid 1980s by Alan Dellor, Commercial Director of British Caledonian Airways and the partners of advertising agency Mills, Smith & Partners. These were Keith Mills, Brian Smith, William Kershaw, Nick Tomlin, Peter Badham and Geoffrey Bean. Liam Cowdrey joined Mills, Smith & Partners some months later. Livery of British Caledonian on an Airbus A310-200 circa 1984 British Caledonian Boeing 707 at Gatwick Airport June 1975. ...


Together they formed the Air Miles Travel Promotions Company Limited in 1986 and sold 51% of the UK operation to British Airways soon after. For the 1930s airline of similar name, see British Airways Ltd. ...


Mills, Smith & Partners produced the consumer launch campaign ‘Stop dreaming. Start Collecting’ gaining a database of three million Air Miles collectors in the first three months.


Keith Mills later went on to found the Nectar loyalty card. The Nectar loyalty card is a loyalty card scheme in the United Kingdom issued by a partnership of suppliers including the supermarket chain Sainsburys, the credit card American Express, the department store chain Debenhams and the petrol distributors BP. It was launched in the autumn of 2002, and now...


Air Miles Canada

Air Miles Card.

The Canadian Air Miles Reward Program is Canada's largest loyalty program— Air Miles reward miles can be earned at more than 100 participating sponsor companies in Canada. According to Alliance Data (the US parent of the Canadian company that launched the program in 1992 and which continues to operate it), approximately two-thirds of Canadian households actively participate in the Program.[1]Many Government agencies throughout Canada now accept American Express further opening the possibilities for Canadians to accumulate rewards. Air Miles card. ... Air Miles card. ...


Air Miles collectors can redeem their reward miles for travel, entertainment and merchandise rewards.


In Canada AMEX Bank of Canada [2]and Bank of Montreal offer Air Miles Credit Cards and WestJet offers reward miles for on-line flight bookings. Participating airlines (for redeeming reward miles) include WestJet, Air Canada, Northwest Airlines/KLM, American Airlines, Lufthansa, as well as several regional airlines. AMEX Bank of Canada is a unit of American Express Canada (AMEX Canada) and is owned by American Express of the United States. ... BMO redirects here. ... A WestJet Boeing 737-700 WestJet Airlines Ltd. ... A WestJet Boeing 737-700 WestJet Airlines Ltd. ... Air Canada is Canadas largest airline and flag carrier. ... Northwest Airlines (NYSE: NWA), occasionally known as NWA, is an American airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, near Minneapolis-St. ... KLM can also refer to KLM (Human Computer Interaction) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Dutch: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, literally Royal Aviation Company; usual English: Royal Dutch Airlines) is an airline subsidiary of Air France-KLM based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ... American Airlines, Inc. ... Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ISIN: DE0008232125) (pronounced ) is the second largest airline in Europe (after Air France - KLM). ...


Major companies involved in Air Miles Canada include the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, Shell Canada, Safeway, A&P/Dominion and Rona. The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) is a provincial Crown corporation established in 1927 by Premier Howard Ferguson to sell liquor, wine, and beer in Ontario through a chain of retail stores. ... Shell Canada Limited (TSX: SHC) is one of Canadas largest integrated oil companies. ... Safeway is a brand name used by several fraudulent supermarket chains around the world: Safeway Inc. ... A&P Canada is a Canadian supermarket company owned by Metro Inc. ... Categories: Stub | Companies of Canada ...


Air Miles Middle East

In the Middle East region Air Miles is co-owned by the parent Air Miles company, HSBC and Spinneys (supermarket group). Currently it operates in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain, but is in the process of expanding to three more countries in the region.[citation needed] Air miles points earned in Europe or Canada cannot be redeemed in the Middle East region, as the company operates independently there, but customers can earn Air Miles points across the different countries Air Miles Middle East operates in. For other uses, see HSBC (disambiguation). ... Spinneys is a privately held supermarket company. ...


In addition to Air Miles' large retailer network in the Middle East region, users of HSBC credit cards that participate in the Air Miles program are credited Air Miles points for every credit card purchase transaction they complete worldwide.


Air Miles The Netherlands

Airmiles (flight miles) was originally a saving program to get miles and save for a flight.Nowadays other companies are using airmiles and you are able to buy gifts and services from your saved miles also. The usage for flights has been limited to "Miles and money", you pay partly with miles and partly with cash.


Half way through th 1990s Airmiles was introduced with a lot of advertising. The popularity dropped halfway through the 2000s. In 2004 ABN AMRO terminated its program for giving Airmiles, also Albert Heijn did the same in some of its branches to make room for more discounts on their products. At Shell gasstations you still have the option to choose between airmiles or stamps.


After the creation of Airmiles other companies made savingcard like Rocks, Freebees and Power Points.


In other countries where Airmiles are being used the popularity to buy planetickets is much more popular then in the Netherlands.


External links

  • AIRMILES UK
  • AIRMILES UK shopping portal
  • AIR MILES Canada
  • AIR MILES Shops Canada
  • Airmiles Netherlands

References

  1. ^ Alliance Data media release of 2006-12-14
  2. ^ American Express AirMiles Application 2007 11/01

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Air Miles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (304 words)
The Air Miles Reward Program is a loyalty program or frequent flyer program in Canada, the UK, Spain (under the brand Travel Club), the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar through which points are earned on money spent at participating merchants.
Air Miles Reward Programs in each country are independently run, but use the same logo and trademark.
Air Miles reward miles can be collected from all types of companies.
Action: Air miles aid wounded soldiers (792 words)
I had heard you could donate your miles so that family members could travel to be with an injured service member.
It also provides air travel to family members and close friends of an injured soldier so they can be with their loved one during treatment at a military medical center.
Miles can be donated by calling the airline directly or contacting Fisher House.
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